Two Ways to Extract Data from iPhone Backup

There is no denying that cloud computing has revolutionized the way data is stored around the globe. If you are an iOS user, then you can clearly appreciate the power of cloud computing with the services afforded to you by iCloud. In case you didn’t know, iCloud is Apple’s cloud storage facility that lets every iOS user back up 5GB of data free of charge! iCloud allows you to back up virtually everything on your iOS devices! Everything you have backed up will be availed to you in a pinch, in the event that you lose vital data e. g business contacts, photos etc. In this article, we present to you two awesome ways to extract your iPhone backup without breaking a sweat!

1 Extract Your Data from iCloud Using iCloud.com

iCloud is just that great place to back up your documents, photos, videos, emails, calendars, reminders, Safari data and notes. One way to use iCloud is going to iCloud.com and then sign into your iCloud account.

view iCloud data via iCloud.com

Then you will see all the data types you can view and extract from iCloud.com. As you can see, only a few types of files can be extacted. Just download your data to your computer and you are good to go!


2 Extract Data from iPhone Backup Using a Third-Party Software

You can also choose to go with a good third-party software in extracting your iPhone backup from iCloud. One such software is iMyFone D-Port iPhone Backup Extractor, a tool that is fast growing in popularity in the realm of iOS data backup and extraction. The growth is by no means a fluke given that the tool can export 20+ types of data. For example you can extract WhatsApp from iPhone or iPhone backup. It also supports selectively extract everything important you need rather than all data in backups. The other positive aspect of this software is that it has a powerful trial version that will surely convince you to make the full purchase.

So, how do you use the very easy-to-use program to extract your data? The following is the specific guide you can refer to.

Steps to Extract Data from iPhone Backup via iMyFone D-Port

Step 1: Download and Install the Software

You will need to download and install the software on your PC/Mac. The software set up has two versions to cater for these two OSs. After downloading, you can just run the iMyFone program.

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Step 2: Recover from iTunes or iCloud Backup

From the home window, you will see three options to choose from iOS Devices, iTunes Backup or iCloud BackupPick the iTunes backup or iCloud backup mode according to the backup you have. Here we take "Extract from iTunes Backup" as example.

Extract data from iTunes Backup

After that, you may need to select the file types you want to extract from Backup, such as contacts, photos, messages etc. Of course you can choose all the file types.

select the file types

Step 3: Choose Exact Backup to Scan

Click on Next and you will see all your iTunes backups on the computer. You will then choose the backup file you wish to extract data from and click Scan to scan your iTunes data.

select iTunes backup to scan

Step 4: Preview and Recover

The last step in the process is to preview the files you would like to extract. You can select the ones you want by simply checking them. Lastly, click on Export and choose the path you wish to store the files on your computer and finish the process.

Preview and Extract data from iphone backup

Note

Extracting data from iCloud backup is with the similar steps. You just need to log in your iCloud account and download your iCloud backup. iMyFone repects users' privacy and never keep users' account info.

It cannot get simpler than iMyFone D-Port and it can extract more types than the first method. Don't forget that the free trial version of iMyFone D-Port iPhone Backup Extractor is offered! Just have a try!

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